Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood: Bible Study Review

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Recently, I had the privilege of working through Melissa B. Kruger’s encouraging devotional Bible study called Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood. Broken into eleven chapters, each chapter includes sections of days one through five, so that one can work through the material a day at a time for daily Bible devotionals over … Read more

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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As we seek to redeem every holiday with our children by pointing them to God and all He has done for us, Thanksgiving is a terrific holiday for making crafts which teach gratitude, while some are just fun for fall! Here are some of our favorite easy Thanksgiving crafts for kids! Fun Crafts for Thanksgiving … Read more

Best Thanksgiving Books for Kids

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Thanksgiving is an especially valuable holiday to pause and remember our history and to thank God for all He has done for us. As we seek to redeem every holiday with our children by pointing them to God, one way of enjoying the holiday and teaching its meaning is through the many wonderful Thanksgiving books … Read more

You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Homeschool Mom

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Hints for Homeschool Moms There is a popular series of history and science books with titles that begin with You Wouldn’t Want to… Here is a homeschool mom version of You Wouldn’t Want to… Please note that this is a satire from a Christian perspective. If you don’t like satire or don’t maintain a Christian … Read more

Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions

Treasuring Christ in our Christmas traditions: three wise men anticipating Christ's Advent

Treasuring Christ in Christmas Traditions When it comes to redeeming holidays with our children – treasuring Christ first in our family traditions at holidays and ultimately in all things – Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! In seeking to love the Lord our God with all our hearts and with all our souls and with … Read more

Remembering Thanksgiving

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Remembering Thanksgiving is especially important in what becomes an over-commercialized season of the year. As we seek to redeem every holiday with our children by pointing them to God and all He has done for us, Thanksgiving is a perfect holiday in which to honor God. History of the Thanksgiving holiday The history of Thanksgiving … Read more

Redeeming Holidays With Our Children

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As parents, we desire to be intentional in living out Christ in front of our children in every way, including redeeming holidays with our children or using the opportunity of celebrating a holiday to show them Christ. So when our children were little, my husband and I talked about how we had celebrated holidays in … Read more

The Pumpkin Patch Parable: Book Review

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We choose not to celebrate Halloween, commemorating Reformation Day instead, but we love fall and pumpkins and having fun at pumpkin patches. Our third child was born in October, so we called her Pumpkin even before birth. When she was almost two, I found a delightful book at the library, which tells the story of … Read more

15 Reasons to Celebrate Reformation Day: The Redeeming Value of Celebrating Reformation Day

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Many Christians miss a beautiful opportunity to celebrate our Christian heritage on October 31, which is also known as Reformation Day. It was on this day in 1517 that a priest named Martin Luther nailed 95 Theses (complaints) against the Catholic Church to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany. His bold act opened the way … Read more